Wong, Wucius 1936-

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WONG, Wucius 1936-

PERSONAL: Born October 25, 1936, in Guangdong, China; naturalized U.S. citizen; son of Shan-ling (a merchant) and Fook-sin (Chan) Wong; married Pansy Ng (a designer), September 20, 1963; children: Benjamin. Ethnicity: "Chinese." Education: Attended Columbus College of Art and Design, 1961-63; Maryland Institute College of Art, B.F.A., M.F.A., 1965. Hobbies and other interests: Art, literature.

ADDRESSES: Home—Flat 14C, Block C, Grand Panorama, 10 Robinson Rd., Hong Kong, SAR, China; fax: 852-2987-6556. E-mail—[email protected] com.

CAREER: Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, executive assistant, 1966-67; Hong Kong Museum of Art, assistant curator, 1967-74, honorary advisor, 1975-84, 1997—; Hong Kong Polytechnic University, principal lecturer, 1974-84; Chinese University of Hong Kong, part-time lecturer, 1998—. Hong Kong Chingying of Visual Arts, member of board of directors.


The Tao of Chinese Landscape Painting, Design Press (New York, NY), 1991.

Principles of Color Design, John Wiley (New York, NY), 1993.

Principles of Form and Design, John Wiley (New York, NY), 1993.

Visual Design on the Computer, W. W. Norton and Co. (New York, NY), 2nd edition, 2001.

SIDELIGHTS: Wucius Wong told CA: "Writing helps me to pursue certain concepts and ideas at depth systematically. It is a way of helping me to develop my intellectual capacity, as well as to look into various unexplored paths for my artistic creativity."